4:30PM - 6:00PM EST
Join a conversation with Stéphane Bancel, CEO of Moderna Therapeutics, as he describes the science, business, and policy issues surrounding the first, and currently only, company with a vaccine for coronavirus in clinical trials with the National Institute of Health (NIH). Following the lecture, Professor Andrew W. Lo will moderate a fireside chat to discuss this important challenge.
2:00PM - 3:30PM EST
How the United States adopts AI will have profound ramifications for our immediate security, economic well-being, and position in the world. The Commission’s Interim Report to Congress provides an initial assessment on AI’s relationship to national security, preliminary judgements on areas where the United States can do better, and suggests interim actions the government can take today. The Commission looks forward to hearing from the Harvard community on the types of recommendations that must be considered to prepare for an AI future.
2:00PM - 4:30PM EST
After an intense weekend of creating projects, teams at MIT Reality Hack will show off their hard work! Over 300 participants working as developers, designers, and specialists will participate in this year's Reality Hack. The Public Expo is your chance to check out the projects that participants produce.
4:00PM - 5:00PM EST
This talk covers work being done in the Retail and Consumer Products industries, where there is a need to track and trace live goods including plants and food. The technical aspects of how to implement this will be covered including where Internet of Things (IoT) sensors are leveraged to provide location, status, and state to know previous, current, and future provenance of products materials, and consumer goods. Blockchain, sensors, and analytics will be covered in specifically how they are used in various examples.